Using mathematical models and online empirical methods to study collective behavior, research in the group focuses on how social and institutional changes can have unexpected effects on collective political, social, and health outcomes.
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Network Dynamics News
Uploaded on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 12:33pm
In an experiment in which people were asked to categorize unfamiliar shapes, individuals and small groups created many different unique...
Uploaded on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 11:20am
Social media networks, which often foster partisan antagonism, may also offer a solution to reducing political polarization, according to new...
Uploaded on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 9:55am
In a new book published by Princeton University Press, Professor Damon Centola explains that contrary to the idea that everything "goes viral," the...
Uploaded on Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 11:24am
A study in Science by Professor Damon Centola finds that when 25% of people in a group adopt a new social norm, it creates a tipping point where the...
Uploaded on Monday, June 12, 2017 - 3:37pm
When people talk to each other, together they can make smarter decisions than they can on their own. Professor Damon Centola, along with Ph.D....
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01 Sep 2016 to 31 Aug 2018
22 Sep 2014 to 31 Aug 2017
01 Mar 2014 to 13 Jan 2017